Ironwood Family Dentistry Offers Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental Health Services

Ironwood Family Dentistry

South Bend, IN - Dental Office

Also serving Granger, Mishawaka, Goshen, La Porte, Plymouth, Nappanee, Bristol and Middlebury

Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health ? 1329 N. Ironwood Drive

Ironwood Family Dentistry

1329 N. Ironwood Drive

South Bend, IN 46615

(574) 208-3684

(574) 208-3684

What We Do

For more than 13 years, Ironwood Family Dentistry has been providing state-of-the-art dental health procedures and cosmetic dentistry services for the people of South Bend. Our well-trained dental professionals are committed to ensuring proper maintenance of our patients' oral hygiene. Our services include preventative dentistry, root canals, crowns, bridges and video imaging. If you’re feeling nervous or uncomfortable, we can even provide nitrous oxide.

For family and cosmetic dental care, call Ironwood Family Dentistry at (574) 208-3684 today!

Ironwood Family Dentistry uses cutting-edge technology and dental equipment. Whether you need professional tooth whitening or just regular cleanings and fillings, we’re the office to call. Our top-of-the-line facilities help us deliver quality dental health services, and our doctors offer personalized comprehensive treatment. In addition to cosmetic dentistry, we also offer family dental services, including fluoride treatments and tooth extractions. Call Ironwood Family Dentistry today at (574) 208-3684 for excellent dental care and a bright smile today!

Service Area

Granger, Mishawaka, Goshen, La Porte, Plymouth, Nappanee, Bristol and Middlebury

Our Commitment

  • We are experts in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of oral disease!

Products and Services

At Ironwood Family Dentistry, we are committed to providing the highest quality dental care aimed to uphold and improve the health of your teeth. We have an extensive understanding of the impact that untreated oral health issues can have on your overall quality of life, which is why we strive to educate you to prevent more costly, long-term issues. Other services include the following:

  • Preventative Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Family Dentistry
  • Video Imaging
  • Crowns
  • Bridges
  • Root Canals
  • Extractions
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Fluoride Treatments


  • Oral B

Dr. Murphy

Russell A Murphy D.D.S. is a family and cosmetic dentist serving the South Bend area. He is committed to offering all dental treatment planning options available to patients of all ages.

Russell A Murphy D.D.S. is a native of the Michiana area, graduating from Penn High School. Dr. Murphy is an alumnus of the Indiana University School of Dentistry in Bloomington. Dr. Murphy holds memberships with the American Dental Association, North Central Dental Society, Indiana Dental Association and Mishawaka Dental Society.

Dr. Murphy’s wife, Erin Foster, is from San Diego, CA. They have three children and Dr. Murphy hopes they will grow up and pursue dentistry as well. A year removed from dental school, Dr. Murphy and his wife moved to the South Bend area where he started a private practice. Dr. Murphy built his own office after give years of practicing. 



  • Indiana University South Bend Graduate (2002)
  • Began Working for Dr. Murphy following Graduation
  • Works at a Second South Bend Practice


  • Indiana University South Bend Graduate (2000)
  • Working for Dr. Murphy Since 2005
  • Previously Worked 3 Years in a Pediatric Office and 2 Years in a Periodontal Office
  • Also Works in the Front Office


  • Dental Hygiene Associates Degree from Indiana University South Bend (2004)
  • Began Working for Dr. Murphy in 2006
  • Experience as a Chairside Assistant in Pediatrics and General Practice


  • Graduated with Honors from Indiana University South Bend with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene (2008)
  • Working for Dr. Murphy Since 2008



  • Certificate in Dental Assisting from Indiana University South Bend
  • Certified in Expanded Functions
  • X-Ray Certified
  • Working for Dr. Murphy Since 1999


  • Dental Assistant with On-the-Job Training
  • Working for Dr. Murphy Since 2008
  • Attending School for a Certificate in Expanded Functions


  • Indiana University South Bend Graduate (2009)
  • Certification in Dental Assisting and Expanded Functions
  • Working for Dr. Murphy Since 2009
  • Working Towards Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene


  • Indiana University South Bend Graduate (2009)
  • Dental Assisting Certification
  • Working for Dr. Murphy Since 2010
  • Attending IUPUI for Expanded Functions Certification

Front Office


  • Office Manager Since 2003
  • Responsibilities Include, Dental Practice Daily Operation, Insurance and Billing and Customer Experience

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  • Serving the South Bend Area Since 1998
  • New Patients Always Welcome
  • Well-Trained Dental Professionals
  • Family and Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures
  • CareCredit Accepted

Call Us (574) 208-3684


Hours of Operation
Monday 9:00AM - 5:00PM EST
Tuesday 8:00AM - 3:00PM EST
Wednesday 12:00PM - 7:00PM EST
Thursday 8:00AM - 5:00PM EST
Friday 7:00AM - 11:00AM EST
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Payment Options
Visa, Mastercard, Discover


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Effective May 1, 2012